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Sharad faction removes Nitish from party president's post

Sharad faction removes Nitish from party president's post

The party and its allies would also raise the Sardar Sarovar Dam issue which has only helped the business community and had left the tribals and the common people landless and without their livelihood sources. The Janata Dal (United) had not yet taken any decision on joining the Narendra Modi government, a senior leader said here today, days after the party found no representation in the third reshuffle of the Union cabinet.


Lewis Hamilton capitalises on Sebastian Vettel's first-lap drama in Singapore

Lewis Hamilton capitalises on Sebastian Vettel's first-lap drama in Singapore

With Hamilton in control of the race and on course to pick up vital points wherever he finishes, Vettel acknowledged the situation was not what Ferrari had wanted - particularly given their dominance over Mercedes throughout the weekend - but he remains confident of challenging for a fifth drivers' championship.


Giro d'Italia 2018 will begin with three stages in Israel

Giro d'Italia 2018 will begin with three stages in Israel

The "Big Start" will feature three stages in Israel. Stage 2 will be a 167 kilometer sprinter stage from Haifa to Tel Aviv on Saturday 5 May. The second part of the route is mainly flat on wide roads, with the last few kilometers partially taking place within the city of Tel Aviv.


Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77

Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77

Some might disagree though: In 1983, during a huge uptick in tensions between the Soviet Union and Russian Federation, the planet was on the brink yet again, and one single man saved the entire world - and yet, people have probably never heard of him.


Iraq top court suspends Kurdish referendum

Iraq top court suspends Kurdish referendum

The vote was due on September 25 in the three provinces that make up the region, as well as disputed territories claimed by both the Kurdish region and Baghdad. Iraq's Kurds have long held a dream of statehood. Despite the U.S.'s position, the Kurdish parliament voted in favor of the referendum on Friday.